VICE PRESIDENT – GOVERNMENT SERVICES, PROGRAM MANAGER – HUMAN SPACE FLIGHT TECHNICAL INTEGRATION (HSFTIC)
Award-winning astronaut, fighter pilot and engineer, Mark Polansky is Vice President of Government Services at Barrios Technology and Program Manager of the Human Space Flight Technical Integration Contract (HSFTIC), Barrios’ largest contract. HSFTIC supports NASA’s Human Space Flight (HSF) program, encompassing the International Space Station (ISS), Orion, Gateway, commercial crew, and commercial LEO initiatives. At Barrios, Mark provides executive leadership to the program and project management teams, advises the CEO and President, and works closely with the Chief Growth Officer and operational Vice Presidents.
WORK IN SPACE
PROFESSIONAL AWARDS & HIGHLIGHTS
- NASA Distinguished Service Medal
- NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal
- NASA Exceptional Service Medal
- NASA Space Flight Medal
- Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
- Air Force Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters
WHAT SETS US APART
- 42+ years as a Federal government prime contractor, primarily to NASA.
- Partner to a diverse customer and industry base across government and commercial space sectors.
- 650+ employees delivering broad experience and technical expertise.
- A woman-owned business that maintains a legac y of excellence.
- Small business agility with robust business infrastructure.
- ISO9001 and AS9100 Certified.
- Consistently awarded ‘Excellent’ performance scores on prime contracts to NASA.
NASA Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year Award
NASA / JSC Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award
SBA Region 6 Prime Contractor of the Year & Subcontractor of the Year Awards
Boeing Supplier of the Year Award
Each year, the Barrios EMY Award, named after our founder, Emyré Barrios Robinson, recognizes an employee who
contributes beyond the workplace in service to the community.
An employee whose efforts exemplify our Barrios Value of Social Responsibility, is committed to making a long-lasting
positive impact and doing good for society around them, and consistently demonstrates an unyielding dedication
to community service and improving the lives of others.
Mark is passionate about STEM outreach and supports numerous events each year. He also enjoys the theatre, travel, and sports, especially ice hockey.